Readers’ Art

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Some of the entries to The House with Chicken Legs Art Competition! How on Earth will I choose a winner? They are all AMAZING!!!

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I LOVE these colourful and creative houses made by members of the Barrow Library bookcraft group!

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Slideshow of outstanding creations by the pupils of Swallowdale Primary School! Their enthusiasm and creativity shine through their work, and the attention to detail is amazing! I love the wind turbine on one house, the beautiful arched windows and perfect claws on another, the colourful feathers on another and Jack on the roof! And the action drawing of a running house is brilliant!

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Slideshow of beautiful Houses with Legs, designed by the amazingly talented and imaginative pupils of Dean School, Cumbria. The places they want to go are inspired!

Gorgeous House with Chicken Legs by talented young artist and avid reader G💜
BeFunky-collage.jpgHugely imaginative houses with legs from the Chatterbooks Group at Glebe Primary School!

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The House with Chicken Legs, gloriously atmospheric scraper board art by Mike Downs of This Book is BrilliantI love the spooky forest surrounding the house, the chicken feet itching to run, and the rushing movement of the bone fence! Truly magical! Below is an early sketch of the same piece.
An incredible display at Petts Wood Library of all kinds of houses with legs, designed by library visitors for a competition! I’d like to visit them all!waterstones uxbridge bookclubA deer-legged house, off to Switzerland, and a mermaid-tailed house, off to the North Pole, created by participants in Waterstones Uxbridge Holiday Book Club! I would LOVE to take a trip in these houses!hwlHouses drawn by the hugely talented and imaginative Year 6 pupils at JPS Dubai. I love the details; the suckers on the tentacles, the hairs on the spider legs, and the stars flying from the horn shaped chimney! Brilliant!434487_originalHouses with Chicken Legs by Sarah McIntyre (LHS) and @CFcomiX (RHS). Both of them utterly BRILLIANT!dulcie (2)

House with Chicken Legs by Dulcie. The colours are glorious! I would love to ride in a House like this to the fairground – just as Dulcie suggests!

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House with Chicken Legs by Amy Leonard. I love the roof and feathers around the porch!

Glebe Easter bonnet competition. Mini-me is balancing #thehousewithchickenlegs on her head

A House with Chicken Legs Easter Bonnet created by a pupil at Glebe Primary School. Breathtakingly glorious!


Some of the amazing artwork created by Year Two pupils at Glebe Primary School, during a creative writing session with the school librarian. I love the colour and sense of movement in the pictures, and all the hugely imaginative ideas!


The House with Chicken Legs, Baba Yaga, Marinka, and the skull and bone fence recreated with potatoes, creative talent and magic, by Zainab. Amazing! I especially love Baba’s beaky nose, the House’s window eyes, Marinka’s expression, and the perfectly creepy fence.


The House with Chicken Legs, by Darren Matthews. Incredible! I especially love the domed chimney cowl, and the eyes.


The House with Chicken Legs, by Antonia. I love the long legs and window eye!

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Alternative cover design, by Alec. Brilliant! And I love the tag line!